Thomas B Pitts (1918 - 1990)

ADVERTISEMENT BY ANCESTRY.COM

Summary

Thomas B Pitts’s biography is built and maintained by people like you. Create an online profile of Thomas so that his life is remembered forever. If any factual information is incorrect, please edit Thomas’s biography.

Thomas B Pitts Biography & Family History

This genealogy profile is dedicated to the life and ancestry of Thomas B Pitts and his immediate Pitts family. Add to Thomas B Pitts's genealogy page to share your memories & historical research with his family and other genealogy hobbyists.

Birth

Death

Cause of death

There is no cause of death listed for Thomas.

Burial / Funeral

Do you know the final resting place - gravesite in a cemetery or location of cremation - of Thomas B Pitts? Add burial and funeral information.

Obituary

Last Known Residence

Did Thomas move a lot? Did he emigrate from another country? Add Thomas's last known location.

Average Age

Life Expectancy

Family

Add family members

Education

Did Thomas finish grade school, get a GED, go to high school, get a college degree or masters? What schools or universities did Thomas attend? Add education.

Professions

Share what Thomas did for a living or if he had a career or profession. Add Profession.

Military Service

It is unknown if Thomas B Pitts is a military veteran.

Middle name

B

Surnames

Ethnicity

Unknown. Add Thomas's ethnicity.

Nationality

Unknown. Add Thomas's nationality.

Religion

Unknown. Was Thomas a religious man? Add Thomas’s religion

Gender

Male

Family Photos

Pictures really do say a thousand words. Add photos of Thomas during various points of his life.

Timeline

1918 - In the year that Thomas B Pitts was born, on November 1, an elevated train on the Brooklyn line of the subway - driven by an inexperienced operator because of a strike - tried to navigate a turn at 30mph. The limit on the curve was 6 mph. The 2nd and 3rd cars of the 5 car wooden train were badly damaged and at least 93 people were killed, making it the deadliest crash in New York subway history.

1923 - Thomas was merely 5 years old when on November 8th and 9th, Adolf Hitler and his followers (the early Nazi party) staged the "Beer Hall Putsch" in Munich in an attempt to take over Bavaria (a state in Germany). They failed. Hitler was charged with treason and convicted, receiving a sentence of 5 years. He served under 1 year in jail.

1932 - Thomas was only 14 years old when five years to the day after Lindbergh crossed the Atlantic, Amelia Earhart flew solo from Newfoundland to Ireland, the first woman to cross the Atlantic solo and the first to replicate Lindbergh's feat. She flew over 2,000 miles in just under 15 hours.

1962 - Thomas was 44 years old when on August 5th, actress and sex symbol Marilyn Monroe died in Brentwood California. She was ruled to have died from suicide due to a drug overdose. There has been controversy regarding the circumstances ever since, due to her relationships with Jack and Bobby Kennedy.

1990 - In the year of Thomas B Pitts's passing, after 27 years in prison, Nelson Mandela, the leader of the movement to end South African apartheid was released on February 11th 1990.

Thomas B Pitts Family Tree

Who was Thomas’s parents? Did he get married and did they have children? Share Thomas’s family tree to share his legacy and genealogy pedigree.

Thomas's Family
Add a parent
Add a parent
Thomas B Pitts
Add a partner
Add a child
Add a sibling

You can add or remove people from Thomas's family tree by clicking here.

Obituary

This obit of Thomas B Pitts is updated by the community. Edit this biography to contribute to his obituary. Include details such as cemetery, burial, newspaper obituary and grave or marker inscription if available.

Thomas B Pitts passed away in November 1990 at 72 years of age. No cause of death has been entered for Thomas. He was born on June 25, 1918. We are unaware of information about Thomas's family or relationships.

Memories

What do you remember about Thomas B Pitts? Share your memories of special moments and stories you have heard about him. Or just leave a comment to show the world that Thomas is remembered.

Write a comment

Other Records of Thomas B Pitts

ADVERTISEMENT BY ANCESTRY.COM

Other Biographies

Sources